Chicago, Illinois

At John Deere, we run so life can leap forward. This powerful purpose is our promise to humankind that we will dream, design and deliver breakthrough products that sustain our world for generations to come. The world is counting on us to feed billions of people and build vital infrastructures in villages, towns, and megacities. We live up to the legacy our founder forged in a one-room blacksmith's shop nearly two centuries ago by creating a culture that brings out the best in all of us. A culture where great ideas thrive because every voice is heard.

Primary Location: United States (US)- Illinois- Chicago

Function: Information Technology

Title: SAP Software Engineer- 80724

Onsite/Remote:Onsite Position

Overview & Responsibilities

As an SAP Software Engineer on our Available-to-Promise (ATP) Agile Support team, you will play an integral role in the evolution of John Deere's Order Management (OM) program by collaborating with other engineers to develop and support new and existing functionality. You will also be tasked with designing best technical solutions to complex business problems for our ATP product.

In addition, you will:

+ Lead root-cause analysis and resolution of production support issues

+ Design, develop, configure, test, and implement the Deere ATP solution

+ Evaluate and implement enhancement design solutions

+ Collaborate with stakeholders and colleagues to ensure that features meet business needs

+ Act as technical SME for portions of the applications and ensure documentation is complete

+ Participate on projects related to implementing product upgrades like S/4 and patches

+ Collaborate with other developers and perform code reviews

What Skills You Need

+ 2+ years of experience with Order Fulfillment Systems, specifically SAP SCM, SAP SD, SAP PP, SAP APO, and SAP BW

+ 2+ years of ABAP development experience

+ 2+ years of familiarity with SAP tools such as BAPIs, BADIs, ALE, RFCs, IDOCS, Proxies, Webservices, Enhancements, SmartForms, Dynpro, ECC 6.0, or User exits and change management tools

+ Familiarity with varied database tools and principles (e.g. DB2, SAP HANA, and CDS views)

+ Expertise in test-driven development (TDD) utilizing ABAP Unit and SAP ATC

+ Knowledge of Agile/Scaled Agile methodology and full life-cycle development

What Makes You Stand Out

+ Track record of using the Global ATP product

+ Exposure to Order Fulfillment, Order Processing, SAP Sales and Distribution (SD), Advanced Planning and Optimization (APO), Integrated Business Planning (IBP), Production Planning (PP), Business Warehouse, Materials Management (MM), and Vehicle Management Systems (VMS)

+ Expertise using the SAP Cloud Platform Business Rules Framework

+ Knowledge of configuring and implementing system execution and quality monitoring tools like AppDynamics, Grafana, Graylog, SAP Focused Run, Kibana, and Virtual Forge

+ Ability to write automated integration and end-to-end tests using Worksoft Certify

+ Familiarity with developing in UI5/Fiori, Gateway, and OData technologies

+ Understanding of design patterns and loosely coupled architectures

+ Experience in SAP S/4, aATP, and IBP, and with CI/CD tools such as abapGit, Jenkins, and/or Active Control


+ Bachelor's degree in IT/Computer Science/Engineering or equivalent related work experience

What You'll Get

At John Deere, you are empowered to create a career that will take you to where you want to go. Here, you'll enjoy the freedom to explore new projects, the support to think outside the box and the advanced tools and technology that foster innovation and achievement. We offer comprehensive relocation and reward packages to help you get started on your new career path. Click here ( to find out more about our Total Rewards Package.

The information contained herein is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and qualifications required of individuals performing the job. The qualifications detailed in this job description are not considered the minimum requirements necessary to perform the job, but rather as guidelines.

An Equal Opportunity Employer, John Deere requires a diversity of people, perspectives and ideas to address the complex challenges of its global business. John Deere is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.


Chicago, Illinois

We at John Deere are passionate about finding a way to give back to those who have served our Country.  Working for a John Deere dealership or factory is bigger than just a job.  It's growth in oneself, on a path to achieving all you hoped to accomplish. It's pride in your community, from the first customer you serve to supporting the community.  It's knowing that what you do helps to feed, clothe, and shelter the world. It all starts with you. Starting here. Starting now!

Interested in joining the industry's best?  At John Deere, veterans will find: 

•  A higher sense of purpose – helping those the farmers and infra-structure workers that feed and shelter the world 

•  A team-based environment focused on supporting the customer

•  A never-ending desire for continuous improvement - We are looking for leaders, change agents, different perspectives 

•  Market leading pay and benefits

John Deere actively welcomes transitioning active duty service members to participate in internship opportunities at our dealership and factory locations across the United States.   Timing of the internship is mutually agreed upon between the service member, her/his commander.  Potential opportunities include:

•  Dealer technicians – Nationwide opportunities

•  Factory production roles at 16 major facilities– assembly, welders, machinists, skilled trades

•  Support roles – IT, supply chain, logistics, engineering, human resources

How to apply:

Check out our open opportunities to the right for more information and to apply.

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